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anytime soon? i'll be back with the answer soon. >> terrifying moments for passengers on board an amtrak train headed from oakland to bakersfield. a big rig slammed into a train injuring at least 20 passengers. it a happened in the kings county after the train made a scheduled stop. >> it was shaking and you knew something was wrong. >> that man and 170 others on board felt the impact when a tractor-trailer loaded with cotton debris slammed into train this afternoon. the train kept rolling along the track and then two passenger coaches and locomotive derailed. >> we hit something and the girl across from me flew across the seated into my lap. >> rescuers found pieces of truck inside the train cars, luggage and other items from the train littered the farmland alongside the tracks. >> i seen people with broken arms and broken legs. scratches on their backs. elaborates looking like dirt balls, dirt in their ears. >> some witnesses say the automated gates at the crossing were down when the train passed. >> initially from witnesses, they say the arms weren't down but as you know we will do an
a stall blocking. >>> train tracks in the central valley closed following amtrak crash and derailment, amtrak hoped to have the tracks back open by 5 a.m., that has not happened. video shows the scene in kings county. let's go to kira klapper. >> reporter: as you mentioned that deadline came and went a spokesperson only saying that deadline to reopen damaged tracks in the central valley has been pushed to "later this morning." that's all they are saying this after yesterday's crash that lead to this scene, big rig driver failing to yield, hitting an amtrak train traveling south of fresno. the impact pushed two passenger cars and the locomotive off the tracks. 20 of the roughly 170 passengers traveling from oakland to bakersfield suffered minor to moderate injuries. the driver of the big rig was pinned inside the cab, was removed safely and wasn't seriously injured. investigators state crash happened at a crossing that does have gates to stop traffic. >> initial reports to us from witnesses state the arms were down as you know we will do an extensive investigation and determine that. >
. >> terrifying moments for passengers on board an amtrak train headed from oakland to bakersfield. a big rig slammed into a train injuring at least 20 passengers. it a happened in the kings county after the train made a scheduled stop. >> it was shaking and you knew something was wrong. >> that man and 170 others on board felt the impact when a tractor-trailer loaded with cotton debris slammed into train this afternoon. the train kept rolling along the track and then two passenger coaches and locomotive derailed. >> we hit something and the girl across from me flew across the seated into my lap. >> rescuers found pieces of truck inside the train cars, luggage and other items from the train littered the farmland alongside the tracks. >> i seen people with broken arms and broken legs. scratches on their backs. elaborates looking like dirt balls, dirt in their ears. >> some witnesses say the automated gates at the crossing were down when the train passed. >> initially from witnesses, they say the arms weren't down but as you know we will do an extensive investigation to determine that. >> the t
of the second crash that happened 17 miles northeast of the afternoon crash, the amtrak train crash. that train left this oakland amtrak station at 7:30 this morning. now it was just about an hour away from its bakersfield destination when that crash happened. a semi tractor-trailer rig plowing into the side of the tra train leaving that train in a piece of metal. it is equipped with warning lines and gates and the mechanical arms at that crossing were down and in good working order at the time of the crash. dozens of people were hurt but no serious injuries among the 169 passengers and four crew members on board. we spoke with a man who said he almost took that train and we talked with passengers who were on board describing it as quite the squacare. >> i thought a bomb went off. today's day in age, you just wonder. i got this force on the side of my head and my arm. and it knocked me sideways to my left and covered in dirt and insulation and you couldn't see anything. >> i feel blessed. i feel like god had a hand in it absolutely. it wouldn't do me good to be stranded any way. this is a bette
disappeared yesterday. two other men made it to shore safely. >>> an amtrak train out of oakland derailed this afternoon after it was hit by a big rig in the central valley. 42 people were taken to hospitals complaining of injury. amtrak says the train was carrying 169 passengers and four crew members from oakland to bakers field when the truck pushed through the crossing bars and hit the train. passengers on the train were terrified and we spoke to one woman on board who described a chaotic scene. >> you couldn't see anything it was just all dusty and you know you're breathing in all that dirt. and you know people start coughing and i mean screaming, crying. and it was horrible. >> reporter: all of the injuries from today's crash were said to be minor. four years ago at this same location 33 people were injured when an amtrak train was struck by a truck carrying lemons. we will go live for an update on theinvestigation that is still under way at this hour. >>> about three hours after today's crash there was a second incident involving a train not far away. investigators say a hay truck
sunshine around the bay mid 80s to mid 90s inland 93 to 101. >>> developing news this just in from amtrak crews hoped to have the tracks open now following that crash and derailment in the central valley. kira klapper is in oakland. are they going to meet that reopening timeline? >> reporter: they sure are. now amtrak's spokes people are saying the opening will be later this morning. very vague from that 5 a.m. deadline they had originally hoped for. we have video from yesterday's crash when a big rig driver failed to yield and hit an amtrak train traveling south of fresno. the impact pushed two passenger cars and locomotive off the tracks, 20 of the 170 passengers suffered minor to moderate injuries. the driver of the big rig was pinned inside the car, removed and somehow wasn't seriously injured. investigators say the crash happened at a crossing equipped with gates to stop traffic. >> initial reports to us from witnesses state the -- [ inaudible ] we will do an extensive investigation and determine that one way or the other. >> reporter: while the investigation continues so do final re
. >>> all right. it is 6:09. it will be later this morning before amtrak trains can run between hanford and bakersfield in the san joaquin valley. tracks closed for repairs after two different railroad crashes involving big rigs. ironically, a big rig slammed into a freight train in hanford. the truck driver had minor injuries there. earlier yesterday, there was another crash about 15 miles away. about 40 passengers on that amtrak train were hurt none seriously. it was going from oakland to bakersfield. the driver didn't cross at the stopping gate and slammed into the train, according to police. >> how did you not see that the train was crossing, the arms were down, i don't know if there's any indication of any use of alcohol or drugs. >> the truck driver was trapped in his rig for about an hour after that crash. no word on why he didn't stop for the train. >>> american airlines has engineers in new york checking the seats on 8 boeing 757 jets. the inspections were ordered after two incidents where rowings of seats came loose from airplane floors yesterday on a flight from new york to m
, and this is bay area news at 7:00. we begin with our continuing coverage of this afternoon's amtrak train crash that injured dozens of people. the train originated in oakland. it collided with a truck in the central valley. the crash happened about 30 miles south of fresno. officials say a big rig struck the side of the train at a rail crossing de railing it. you'll see that train tipped over at about a 45-degree angle. one woman on that train de scribes the accident as a horrifying or deal. >> you couldn't see anything. it was just all people start coughing and everyone screaming and crying. it was just -- it was horrible. >> the woman said she was bruised and sore but had no broken bones. the fresno bee reports a total of 42 injuries. officials tell us none are life threatening. amtrak is using buss now to get those passengers down to bakersfield. >>> we have new information about a grass fire that burned. cal fire now tells us the flame burned three homes. reports started coming in just after 4:00 p.m. of a fire along highway 115. at this hour crews have shut down a one or two-mile stretch o
dead. police are still investigating whether the shootings may be connected. >>> amtrak service not up and running this morning crews worked through the night in the central valley to remove two derailed cars and locomotive from the damaged tracks. 170 passengers were onboard, traveling from oakland to bakersfield yesterday when it was mit by a big rig south of fresno -- 20 suffered minor to moderate injuries. investigators state truck carrying cotton trash failed to yield and hit the train at a crossing equipped gates to stop traffic. we'll have a live report from kira klapper. >>> this morning, investigators in santa rosa are lookinging for a serial arsonist three buildings were targeted, two churches downtown and engineering office. lilian kim has the story. >> reporter: this is the worst of the damage doors at the catholic church downtown santa rosa charred. it could have been worse had a priest not heard the sound of the molotov cocktail shattering. the staff says he doused the fire with water as soon as he could. >> nobody has been hurt. it is the doors of the church damaged. tha
. the first involved an amtrak train traveling from oakland to bakersfield. here's the map. that train derailed near hanford about 30 miles south of fresno. less than four hours later, another train accident, about 17 miles away. a freight train and a tractor-trailer collided. now that amtrak train derailed after a big rig slammed into it. tonight the "l.a. times" identified the truck driver as 32-year-old makari medina. he suffered injuries. dozens of people on board the train were also hurt. >> i got this on the side of my head and my arm. and it knocked me sideways to my left. and i'm covered in dirt and insulation and it was just, you couldn't see anything. >> reporter: investigators are still trying to figure out what went wrong. was it driver error? a malfunctioning crossing arm or something else? train service in the area is expected to resume tomorrow morning. >> tonight vallejo's mayor insists he is the target of an arsonist. >> i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to incriminate me, let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. i am not now,
will be in court. >>> 5:05 now. about 40 passengers on a train were seriously injured none seriously, the amtrak train was headed from oakland down to bakersfield. police say the driver did not yield at the crossing gates, slammed right into the train pushing at least one car off the tracks. >> how did you not see that the train was crossing the arms were down? i don't know if there's any indication of any use of alcohol or drugs. >> tracks could be cleared by about 7 a.m. until then a bus bridge is now taking passengers around that accident area. >>> a local city leader says he wouldn't be intimidated. vallejo mayor osby davis's private law firm was purposely torched over the weekend gutting the building. davis says he has had numerous windows broken out in the past by rocks. he believes someone is trying to intimidate him. he says it's not working. >> i believe the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me. let me make it very, very clear: it has failed. >> the mayor and his family are not getting extra police protection despite the targeted attacks. >>> more testimo
will have more coming up. >>> an amtrak train carrying 169 passengers from oakland to bakersfield derailed when a big rig collided with the train. two cars were pushed in the crash, causing the train to run off the tracks. it traveled 600 feet before coming to a stop. authorities say 20 passengers suffered miner to moderate injuries such as scrapes and bruises and possibly broken bones. the truck driver only suffered minor injuries. >>> coming up later in the broadcast, the a's pour champagne tonight and the giants and the dodgers. later in this broadcast. >>> new tonight at 11:00 p.m. a man was injured in a shooting tonight in san francisco. police responded to reports of shot fired in the block of broad street. the officer said when officers responded to the area they found evidence there had been an injury shooting and they locked down the area. later a man arrived at the hospital suffering from a gun shot wound. according to the officer. police are continuing to investigate the shooting. >>> and a man was injured in a shooting earlier today at san francisco -- no. we want to move on. a
over the other side. >> reporter: the crash will be closed during the investigation. amtrak is still running and they will carry passengers during the commute. >>> well, the famous hollywood sign in los angeles is getting a face-lift. the first time in almost 35 years. our reporter lauren savan is live near the landmark right now. that famous sign, what are they -- what are they doing to it? >> well, you know, it's one of the most iconic signs in the world. and they say it's been 35 years since it has had it's last refurbishing. well, they starting today, they are going to do an ex-- they are going to do an extensive cleaning. they are going to strip it, power wash it, prime it and repaint it. unlike most hollywood stars that get face-lifts. they are gonna do the front and the back. this will take eight to ten weeks. it will go through about 275 gallons of paint. 110 gallons of primer. when it is done, it will become fresh and new for generations to come. this sign has come around since 1923. that's when it was put up by -- but back in 1949, they took off the land part, it became the
an amtrak train was pushed off rails. at least 40 people were hurt when a big rig crashed into the train, caution the derailment yesterday in hanford. this moving, investigators said 32-year-old medina drove through the lowered crossing gate as signal flights flashed and warning bells rang. nearly 170 people were on board that train including a new-born baby. >>> we'll tell you about a major development today in the battle -- battle over identification refirements for voters. it comes only weeks before -- requirements for voters. it comes only weeks before the election. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on downy.com. follow jhave you heardbles tour for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have
. with this amtrak leaving oakland and get hit with a big rig. in the central valley with dozens of injuries. the train left oakland. and how it was near interstate-5 near fresno this crash happened here. with a real video. and >>this just in to the kron 4 news room three of those five cured with arreal video. three people were taken to area hospitals at 12:30. most of those injured people or not that serious with bombs, bruises. the heat for between 100-150 people when this happened. we will continue to follow the latest developments. a panel of 46 of this fire that engulfed the swat offices of the mayor of vallejo. was intentionally set. officials say that they found thick black smoke plumes. they are investigating this as an act of domestic terrorism. maureen kelly believes that this could be politically motivated. then i am not now or will i believe to be impacted by cowardly terrorism. on the contrary, i going to continue to do the right thing for the city of vallejo. >> in front of his private office. police tape and portions of the windows are barricaded with the portions of the inter
sailing. you are cruising approaching the interchange. >> and amtrak train carrying 169 oneself derailed after this big rig and train collided. it finally stopped after about troubling 6 ft.. mild/moderate injuries were sustained by passengers with even some having a broken bones. the truck driver also had minor injuries believe it or not. that trial continues today for the woman accused of killing the bay area nursing student. prosecutors say that esteban stock michelle s talked...michelle lei.. her body was found in alameda county haazig madyun was in court yesterday. jealousy that turned to obsession, had tried and rage that as how the prosecutio described--esteban. two dozen people filled the courtroom including members of machel's family. they became physically shaken when forensic photos of the bones were shown to the jury. the prosecution also said the there was dna evidence found on the shell 's steering wheel. other evidence included a series of threatening text messages demanding that she thinks that she was having a sexual relationship. " you will be honest with me or else i w
tracks. the crossing is named after two- year-old alexander air yag a who was hit and killed by an amtrak in 2005. her his mother attended today's ceremony. >> my son is going to save so many lives and i just hope that people are smart enough to use it. >> for years the tracks were a well used shortcut. the new foot bridge allows people to cot will road and -- on the west side and monterrey road on the east so they don't have to go over the train tracks. >>> the owners of san jose's newest card room are asking the city for money after their grand opening was delayed. the owners say it took 4 months longer than expected to obtain a license if the city. now they are asking for more than $10,000 in damages. >>> in ten minutes a rare apology from apple and advice for i-phone users. >>> signed a bill today limiting people from carrying long guns openly in public. the bill was sponsored by tom -- of san francisco. it bans the display of unloaded rifles and -- targets the open carry movement guns rights activists had taken of carrying long guns. also signed by governor brown today a bill authori
. >>> our time is 5:37, the pedestrian bridge will hope today in san jose where an amtrak train killed a toddler back in 2005. he was under the care of a baby- sitter's friend who was trying to get three young children across those tracks. now the walkway is designed to allow a safer access to a shopping center. it will cross over monterey road. the mother of the child is scheduled to be at a ribbon cutting ceremony. >> >>> we want to check back in with sal. hopefully the commute is moving along smoothly. >> we're doing well out there. there's not a lot going on, just like we like it. we don't like to have a list of stuff. right now we're getting our wish here. westbound bay bridge toll plaza is light. sometimes on a friday we have better than usual days, but the last few we have not. people ask where did friday light go? well that, seemed like a summer phenomenon. bay bridge toll plaza looks all right. this is a look at intersate 880. that looks pretty good. there's fog out there, as steve and i have been telling you. you may want to give yourself extra time. you may need to use your
on the derailment of an amtrak train. investigators identified the driver of the big rig that the train crashed into. investigators say that they are looking to see if the truck malfunctioned or if medina was impaired. 40 people were hurt in all. the tracks reopened this morning. >>> google subsidiary motorola has quietly dropped lawsuit claims against apple. motorola filed the claim. google and apple are in talks to resolve their long running dispute over smart phone patents. >>> a federal judge today lifted a ban of samsung tablets. the jury there ordered samsung to pay apple more than $1 million nor infringement. >>> the heat wave sure continued here in the bay as temperatures approached record highs in some sports. bill martin joins us with the hot spots. >> its really is hot out there right now. these are the current temperatures you can see there. 101 in antioch. looks like you will see a record in antioch. boy it's just as hot as it was yesterday. in some places it's a little warmer. some places a little cooler. but here's the story. things aren't changing around. we're tracking fog that's of
that and it is >> the amtrak train with six under more feet before it actually stopped. only minor injuries were reported. >> and national news this morning the u.s. border patrol agent was killed in a shooting that happened near the u.s.-mexico border in arizona.. the agents involved--the wounded agent is being lifted to a hospital. the sniper attack that terrorized the washington d.c. area 10 years ago 10 people died in a 21 day period the shooter was 17 years old at the time and was sentenced to prison. he laughed about the sentence when he was first arrested however now he says he regrets the pain he caused the victim's family. >> i'm sorry! i'm sorry. there is no way to express, there's no way to express that. what am i going to tell them. >> the other shooter muhammed was executed in 2009. >> and authorities are working overtime chicago to battle cry in the city. homicides are up 25% from last year. chicago now on pace to reach 500 homicides for the year that's a number the city has not seen in over a decade. >> lines live presented by jeep saturday october 6, 2003 in the afternoon for the best sho
that intersection say that's not enough. a pedestrian bridge is set to open at 11:00 when an amtrak train killed a boy in 2005. he was with a babb sitter's friend who was trying to take three young children across the train tracks. the new trains will cross over monterey road and the train tracks. the little boy's mother will speak at the ribbon-cutting ceremony today. >>> a teacher at the school in albany accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student will be in court today. he taught 6th grade and basketball, he's being held on $100,000 bail. >>> well, the continentals of the boys an girls club in vallejo have lost most of their electronic equipment. police say thieves broke in and stole several computers and other items. it happened between:00 p.m. and then 7:30. investigators sea they got in -- investigators say they got in through a classroom window. >>> we continue now with coverage of a san francisco occupy camp can just raided bily. officers are keying guard outside of the federal reserve building on market street. claudine wong is live there now that's happened between o
, an amtrak train carrying 160 passengers collided with a tractor-trailer in central, california sending three cars crashing off the tracks. 21 people were injured. officials say the truck driver failed to yield at a crossing. >>> meanwhile, a short time later, just ten miles away, another truck plowed into a different train. the driver of that truck was seriously hurt in the crash. >>> and american express has agreed to pay nearly $113 million in refunds and fines to settle claims it deceived customers with its marketing and billing practices. some 250,000 cardholders will get refunds. >>> a major recall to bring you by honda. 2003 to 2007 accord v4 is being recalled because of a faulty power steering hose that could cause a fire. honda won't have replacement parts ready until early next year. >>> and take a look at this. a brazen daylight heist in california. two men, armed with pick axes made off with some $2 million in gems and gold from the state mining museum. they couldn't get their hands on the biggest prize of all. that is a nearly 14-pound crystalline gold. they tried to get that. bu
a tractor-trailer hit an amtrak train. two passenger cars and locomotive were slammed off the tracks. investigators are working to determine if the crash was caused by driver error. >> let's head to wall street. mandy is at the stock exchange. what's this about american express paying back customers? >> absolutely. listen up if you have an american express card because it will refund $85 million to 250,000 customers for allegedly deceiving and overcharging those card users. wall street kicked off the quarter with a modest rally. we'll see if it can do the same again. if you are an apples stockholder, october is the best month for that stock based on the past 20 years. back to you. >> mandy, thanks. and what happened to the women? ikea is apologizing after its catalog in saudi arabia edited its female models out of the picture. in muslim saudi arabia women must have a man's permission to study or travel. ikea says the edits do not align with its company values. it's now 7:07. back to savannah, david and al. can't take the women out. >> thanks so much. mr. roker, what can we expect wit
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